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Tuesdays With Morrie Teaching Unit
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- Trace the mention of the pink hibiscus plant throughout the memoir. For each instance, explain the situation in which it is mentioned. How does it serve as a metaphor for Morrie’s life? Explain its use as a motif in the memoir and how it may be a metaphor for the cycle of life.
- Throughout the memoir, Morrie refers to the poet W.H. Auden. Explain why Morrie relishes this poet and relies on Auden’s poetry as a way of illustrating his mantra, “Love or perish.”
- Explain the development of Morrie’s religious beliefs. How does Morrie use religion in his life?
- Throughout the memoir, the reader is given an insight into Morrie’s relationship with Mitch Albom and Ted Koppel. Explain the relationship that Morrie has with each person. How does each person change as a result of a relationship with Morrie?
- Even though this is an autobiographical work, explain the impact of the subjective point of view as Morrie’s life is documented through Mitch Albom. How might Mitch have influenced the way in which Morrie’s story is told? How would the memoir be different if it has been written by Morrie?
- Morrie uses detachment as a way of coping with his disease. Explain Morrie’s idea of detachment and how he utilizes it in his life.
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A teaching unit and individual learning packet from Prestwick House. Includes the following: comprehensive chapter-by-chapter study guides for students; questions suitable for essay topics or discussion; vocabulary lists; multiple-choice and essay test with answer key; introductory material from Prestwick House to familiarize both students and teachers with the work.